Includes curricula vitae, obituaries, bibliographies of Yoder's works, an interview with Yoder's parents, funeral service materials, a copy of Anne Marie Guth Yoder's biography, and other miscellaneous materials.
Over 250 questionnaires filled out by pastors about college student presentations and musical performances in worship, congregational settings, and community settings from 1950 to 1960. Researchers should note that box and folder numbers for this series do not match the current physical arrangement.
The richest source of information in this series are Marian Hostetler's personal letters sent while she was serving in Algeria under Mennonite Central Committee in the 1960s. The letters contain interesting observations on political and social conditions in Algeria, as well as information about Hostetler's relief work. Also of particular note in this series is a work of graphic non-fiction by Hostetler entitled, "Un Aperçu de la Vie du Prophète William Wadé Harris." Other materials in this series include unit and alumni newsletters from the MCC Algeria Unit and the newsletter of the Mennonite Voluntary Service Unit in Gulfport, Miss.
Diaries and databooks kept by T. K. Hershey. Entries are fairly descriptive and discuss Hershey's daily appointments and activities. This series includes special diaries kept during trips. Researchers should note that there are gaps in this series.
Photographs of Norman Arthur and Sarah Lind, Norman's parents (Jacob L. and Maggie Lind), Norman's grandmother, Elizabeth Lind, and a number of other members of the Lind family. Also includes photographs of Elkhart Institute and Wadsworth Normal School student groups.
This series consists primarily of notecards created by Erb in the course of writing his 1969 biography of Mennonite lay leader and administrator Orie O. Miller. The notecards are organized by subject and contain references to orignal documents found in the Orie O. Miller papers and other archival holdings. They also contain anecdotes shared by Miller and others regarding Miller's family life and career. A small set of assembled documents and clippings about Miller and his work, as well as a transcript of an interview with Miller, also may be found in this series.
Includes program materials and correspondence from conventions starting in 1947 and meeting every 2-3 years beginning in the 1970's. These meetings offered professional and faith input and also served as retreat opportunities.